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Family of slain Ethiopian singer mourns their 'hero like a lion'

23 Jul 2020

AMBO, Ethiopia The white stone house with a paved floor stands out in the Ethiopian town of Ambo, a poor region where homes are mostly constructed of wood and mud. | Video

Ethiopia dam reservoir filling as talks with Egypt, Sudan stall

15 Jul 2020

ADDIS ABABA The reservoir behind the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is filling, its water minister said on Wednesday, a day after talks with Sudan and Egypt on the giant Blue Nile hydroelectric project stalled.

Ethiopia arrests suspects in the killing of popular singer

10 Jul 2020

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian authorities said on Friday they had arrested two suspects over the killing of a popular political singer, whose death last week sparked protests in which 166 people were killed.

Uneasy calm in Ethiopia after protests, official death toll doubles

05 Jul 2020

ADDIS ABABA More than 166 people were killed during anti-government protests in Ethiopia last week, the government said on Sunday, as the capital and other hotspots remained closely guarded by security forces and a blanket Internet shutdown entered its sixth day.

Two killed in clashes as mourners struggle to get into Ethiopian singer's funeral

02 Jul 2020

ADDIS ABABA Two people were killed on Thursday as Ethiopian security forces scuffled with mourners trying to attend the stadium funeral of a singer whose shooting this week sparked protests in which more than 80 people died, hospital officials said. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Six hurt in scuffles with security forces at Ethiopian singer's funeral

02 Jul 2020

ADDIS ABABA, July 2 Six people were injured on Thursday in scuffles between Ethiopian security forces and mourners trying to attend the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this week sparked protests that killed more than 80 people, a witness said.

Funeral begins for Ethiopian singer whose killing sparked deadly protests

02 Jul 2020

ADDIS ABABA, July 2 Security was high in Ethiopia's Ambo town on Thursday for the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this week sparked two days of protests that killed more than 80 people.

UPDATE 4-Military deployed in Ethiopian capital after more than 80 killed in protests

02 Jul 2020

* Some worry funeral could see more violence (Updates death toll, adds arrest of Eskinder Nega)

At least 10 dead as slaying of Ethiopian singer triggers protests

01 Jul 2020

ADDIS ABABA At least 10 people died and more than 80 were wounded when the killing of a popular singer triggered blasts and protests in Ethiopia's capital and the surrounding Oromiya region on Tuesday, police and a doctor said. | Video

Ethiopia receives 12 bids for two telco licences -regulator

26 Jun 2020

ADDIS ABABA, June 26 Ethiopia’s communications regulator said on Friday it received twelve bids for the two telecom licences it plans to award to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly.

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